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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Ten on Tuesday [No.13]

Hey y'all!

Even though I'm a teacher so I have had summer "off", I feel like I've still found more than plenty of things to keep me busy-between running errands for Chris to taking care of things around the house, and add blog-stuff into that I'm keeping myself occupied for sure.

Take a peek below and see what I've been up to, what I've been reading, what I've been listening to, thinking about purchasing, etc. 

Father's Day is one of my all-time favorite holidays to celebrate because I have always been a Daddy's girl-he's been my best friend since I was born!
My oldest sister recently brought us a bunch of pictures from when we were little and I couldn't help but share this gem of "baby Jordyn" and my daddy from way back when!

Y'all, this scarf is ridiculously priced but it's ridiculously beautiful. I also have absolutely no idea what I would use it for, but I still feel like I need it in my life 🙈. It would probably make a stunning piece of art if you framed it!

A while back I got these in a beauty box subscription and I recently remembered that I need to test them out. Does anyone have any experience with them? I want a pretty tan, not to be orange!

Last week we had an incredible storm come up and while my husband was checking my dad's chickens I stopped to snap this beautiful picture of one of our hay fields.
I'm not complaining about the rain we've had because last summer was so, so dry!

Have you read my Empties post yet?
I used up SO many products since the last time I posted & I'm kind of proud of how many things I've used up from my stash-I'm dying to know if any of y'all use the same things as me!

If you're planning on throwing any kind of party this summer, I suggest taking a peek at Julie from Less Than Perfect Life of Bliss' post on throwing the perfect barn party!
Even if you aren't hosting your party at a barn (my personal favorite type of venue) you can still use so many of her tips. 

Here's a huge summer favorite-fresh veggies!
On my birthday, one of my parents neighbors gave us two huge bags of fresh squash, new potatoes, corn, and lots of green beans.
I don't mind having all the fresh veggies because it's such a great money-saver & I love putting them up with my new Food Saver because that means veggies all fall and winter long!

Check out the beautiful teal cabinets in this kitchen-and that rug!
Total kitchen goals. 😍

Saturday was such a needed day.
I woke up, enjoyed my chai tea while leisurely getting ready.
Then I met my friends Paige & Sam for lunch at Panera. Afterwards we had amazing pedicures, did a little shopping, and then headed home so we could meet back up at Paige's for dinner.

Chris & I took Forrest with us, of course-he loves staring off their back porch!

There was a beautiful sunset while we waiting for our dinner to finish grilling-we had steaks, veggie kabobs, baked potatoes, pasta salad, rolls, and pie for dessert!

Last but not least, I made this cake last week & y'all, it is the most moist-tastiest cake I have had in a long time. It was so easy too!

Down below, let me know what recipes y'all have been doing and what y'all have been up to!

Until next time. . .



  1. Look at those summer veggies! Love! And that Sock It To Me cake looks AMAZING!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  2. Oh my goodness, that photo of your field with the storm rolling in takes me right back to my childhood. We had a field behind our house - now it's just more houses - that I used to love watching until the storms got too close to stay outside.

  3. I love this idea of doing a weekly "decompress" post! Loved it :)

  4. I don't know how I've never stumbled across your blog before - I love it! Those are some pretty photos you took and that scarf is beautiful, haha! <3

  5. The picture you snapped of the storm is so beautiful! Its little things like that to appreciate and notice how beautiful it is!

  6. That scarf is stunning- I'm with you, it would make such a gorgeous wall statement piece when framed!

  7. We've been doing tons of shrimp skewers and veggies on the grill for summer! I've been trying to make more summer salads to lighten things up a bit.

  8. These posts are always so fun to read! I agree with McKenna, the storm shot is just stunning.

  9. wow, the shape of those veges are all kinds of cool and unique hahaha

  10. I love that scarf. It's gorgeous! That kitchen is total goals!

  11. Awe happy you had a great Father's Day! that storm pic is awesome!

  12. Your weekend sounded wonderful! Sounds like summer is off to a busy start :D

    xoxo A

  13. That storm pic is so pretty! I always love how it looks outside right before a storm :)

  14. I so love that scarf you posted! And I agree, that pic of the storm is so dreamy! I love rainy/stormy weather, so relaxing.

  15. So jealous you get this time off. Enjoy!!!

    xo //

  16. I would love to receive a huge bag of free produce from my neighbors! Sounds like summertime paradise!


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